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Hogan Lovells is an international law firm that has a sophisticated team with a deep knowledge of the local market. The firm works in various industries, including energy and natural resources, infrastructure and transportation. We sat down with Partner Juan Torres-Landa who spoke about the disconnect between the legislature and executive and what he expects […]

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Grupo Multisistemas de Seguridad Industrial (GMSI) is the leading company in the private security sector in Mexico with operations through its 34 subsidiaries and with more than 13,000 employees. Mexico Mining Review interviewed Country Manager Mario Salomón to discuss the services the company provides to mining companies and how theft can be prevented.

 

Q: How […]

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Underground mining is gaining traction. In Mexico, four key factors mean more miners are looking below the surface. First, the environment has become a hot topic for the mining industry and without doubt underground mines have lower environmental impact than their open-pit counterparts. Second, developments in technology mean it is safer than ever to dig […]

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Industrias Peñoles is a Mexican national champion, and one of the only miners listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange. This week, Mexico Mining Review interviewed Fernando Alanís, the company’s Director General to get his opinion on the status of the national industry and how other operators can follow in Peñoles’ footsteps to become an international reference

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In an exclusive preview of the 2019 edition, Mexico Mining Review, Richard Booth, Managing Director for North and South America of MMD Mineral Sizing Central America talks about the rising importance of truck-free mines and how the company’s solutions are optimizing the industry.

 

Q: How is global mining changing and what is your perception of the state of the mining […]

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In an exclusive preview of the 2019 edition, Mexico Mining Review, Felipe Rivera, Industry Business/Process Automation Hub Leader Mexico and Central America at Schneider Electric discusses the new automation trends affecting the mining industry and how energy consumption can be optimized.

Q: How does Schneider Electric help mining companies optimize their energy consumption?

A: For Schneider Electric, […]

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In an exclusive preview of the 2019 edition, Mexico Mining Review interviewed Rob McEwen, Founder of Goldcorp, Chief Owner of McEwen Mining and infamous gold bull. He explained why he predicts gold will hit the US$5,000/oz mark and his goals for the […]

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On Tuesday, May 3, three miners lost their lives in an accident in Grupo Mexico’s Buenavista del Cobre mine in Cananea. Javier Villarreal Gámez, the Secretary General of the Metallurgical Miners’ Worker’s Union released a statement that same day to confirm that authorities suspect the accident to have been provoked by human error. The incident […]

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Insidious toxic gases crawl across the underground tunnels of a mine unbeknownst to the busy workers, even as the gold veins glitter against the dull rock formations, these gases can go undetected by human senses. Good ventilation of the work area is essential to prevent pockets of gas forming that can lead to deadly explosions. […]

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This article is drawn from the Mexico Mining Review 2015

The days of caged canaries lying dead in the dark mines, as poisonous gases such as methane or carbon monoxide crawl into the tunnels, are over. While safety measures have advanced by leaps and bounds, images of danger still color […]

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